Henrietta P. Schatz
NORFOLK —Henrietta P. Schatz, 99, of the 1100 block of Redgate Ave. died July 20, 2018 in Virginia Beach.
Mrs. Schatz was born in Norfolk the daughter of the late Annie Potts and Hyman Potts. She was born in 1918 on the waterfront to European Immigrants in what is now West Ghent, and as a teenager helped run her parents general store.
Mrs. Schatz grew up during the hardships of the depression, she graduated from Maury High School in 1936 and attended
Madison College. After marrying her husband Jack in the 1950s she assumed the role of wife, mother, and homemaker. She
was truly the matriarch and backbone of the family.
Survivors include her son, Sam Schatz of Virginia Beach; and a nephew Thomas Potts and his wife, Marsha of Suffolk.
The family would like to thank the staff at Beth Sholom Home.
A graveside funeral service was conducted at B’nai Israel Cemetery in Norfolk, with Rabbi Sender Haber officiating. Donations to B’nai Israel Congregation, the American Heart Association or to a charity of choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments.